Variety Research


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Personnel

Natalie Ruth Bumgarner
Assistant Professor

Jennifer M. DeBruyn
Associate Professor
Environmental Microbiology

Neelam Chandra Poudyal
Associate Professor
Natural Resource Policy and Human Dimensions

Tyson Brant Raper
Assistant Professor
Cotton and small grain production

Virginia R. Sykes
Assistant Professor
Agronomic Crop Variety Testing

Timothy M. (Tim) Young
Professor
Process analytics

 

News

2019 AgResearch Directorís Awards, 11/5/2019

Scientists Receive Grant to Study the Palate of Chinese Consumers to Help Boost U.S. Cheese Industry, 8/1/2019

Position Announcement - Center Director Greeneville, 7/12/2019

Israeli and UTIA Scientists Receive Grant to Study Bovine Mastitis in Dairy Cows, 2/18/2019

5 Things You Should Know about the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 8/9/2017

A New Generation of Faculty, 8/2/2017

5 Things You Didnít Know about Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center, 5/6/2017

High Hopes for Tennessee Cotton, 4/17/2017

Answers to Farmersí Questions, 10/22/2016

Five Things You Didnít Know about the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 2/25/2016

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Recent Publications

Quantitative trait loci and differential gene expression analyses reveal the genetic basis for negatively-associated β-carotene and starch content in hexaploid sweetpotato [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.] D. C. Gemenet, G. Pereira, B. De Boeck, J. C. Wood, M. Mollinari, B. A. Olukolu, F. Diaz, V. Ssali RT, M. David, M. N. Kitavi, G. Burgos, T. Z. Felde, M. Ghislain, E. Carey, J. Swanckaert, L. J. M. Coin, Z. Fei, J. P. Hamilton, B. Yada, G. C. Yencho, Z. B. Zeng, R. O. M. Mwanga, A. Khan, W. J. Gruneberg, and C. R. Buell.  2020.  Theor Appl Genet., 133(1):23-36. [Abstract]

Genetic Variation for Biomass Yield and Identification of Genomic Regions Associated with Regrowth Vigor and Salinity Tolerance in Lowland Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.).  Nayak, S.  2020.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

2019 COOL‐SEASON ANNUAL GRASS VARIETY TRIAL Bates, G. E., and D. McIntosh.  2019.  UTIA Research Report 19‐13.

2019 RED CLOVER VARIETY TRIAL Bates, G. E., and D. McIntosh.  2019.  UTIA Research Report 19‐11.

Tennessee Home Garden Variety Trials 2018 Results.  Bumgarner, N. R., V. R. Sykes, and B. Keadle.  2019.  UT Extension, W 657.

Biosynthesis of methyl (E)-cinnamate in the liverwort Conocephalum salebrosum and evolution of cinnamic acid methyltransferase C. Zhang, X. Chen, B. Crandall-Stotler, P. Qian, T. G. KŲllner, H. Guo, and F. Chen.  2019.  Phytochemistry, 164:50-59. [Abstract]

Chaetomium globosum, a pathogen of hemp, Cannabis sativa.  Chaffin, A.G., M. E. Dee, S. Boggess, R. N. Trigiano, E. C. Bernard, and K. D. Gwinn.  2019.  Phytopathology, Phytopathology 109:S2.121. American Phytopathological Society, Cleveland, OH. August 3-7. [Abstract]

Genetic Variation for Biomass Yield and Identification of Genomic Regions Associated with Regrowth Vigor and Salinity Tolerance in Lowland Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.).  Nayak, S.  2019.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Storage Time and Temperature on the Sensory Properties of Broccoli Pellegrino, R., J. Wheeler, C. E. Sams, and C. R. Luckett.  2019.  Foods. [Abstract]

Cultural Determinants of Food Attitudes in Anosmic Patients Pellegrino, R., T. Hummel, R. Emrich, R. Chandra, J. H. Turner, T. Trone, C. Dorminy, and C. R. Luckett.  2019.  Appetite. [Abstract]

Tennessee Cotton: 2018 Variety Trial Results now available.  Raper, T. B.  2019.  AgFax.

Cotton variety selection more complicated in 2019 than before.  Raper, T. B.  2019.  Delta Farm Press.